MM9, Everything Has Beauty — Issue 9

Exploring ideas of femininity, beauty, gender performance and sexuality, Modern Matter’s limited 9th edition, Everything Has Beauty, was created in part as a celebration of the seminal women’s art magazine, Eau De Cologne, and of its latest gallery incarnation at Sprüth Magers.



An exclusive cover vinyl sleeve collaboration with Jenny Holzer.

An interview with Monika Sprüth, co-founder of Sprüth Magers gallery and the founder and publisher of Eau De Cologne, an iconic large-format exploration of work by women artists published between 1985 and 1989.

An interview extract from Eau De Cologne between Monika Sprüth and Ingrid Sischy; editor of Artforum (1979 — 1988) and Interview (1989 — 2008).

Work from Jenny Holzer, Rosemarie Trockel, Cindy Sherman, Louise Lawler and Barbara Kruger.

A still-life shoot of artworks and three-dimensional objects designed by Modern Matter founder and Editor, Olu Odukoya, as part of a series exploring constructions of beauty and gender. Photographed by Blommers & Schumm.

Philippe Parreno and Carsten Holler in conversation.

A look inside Carsten Holler’s major retrospective, Decision, at the Hayward Gallery.

Visual essays from Cindy Sherman, Francesca Woodman and Isa Genzken.

& more.